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An annual report of the Children's Defense Fund from 2003.
An annual report of the Children's Defense Fund from 2004.
An annual report of the Children's Defense Fund for 2005-2006.
""For these children, our children, and for all of America's children, the House will come to order!" With these words Representative Nancy Pelosi, surrounded by her six grandchildren, made history the first week of January as she accepted her election as the first female Speaker of the House in American history. Women across the country cheered as she was handed the Speaker's gavel, making her the second person in line for the Presidency after Vice President Cheney and the most powerful woman ever in American politics...."
"As the new political year gets off to a start, many leaders are spending a lot of time talking about what they want to accomplish for the American people. Our leaders do not know how to extricate from the Iraq and Afghanistan quagmire, stop nuclear proliferation in Iran and North Korea, or bring a lasting peace in the Middle East. But we do know how to solve the crisis of uninsured children."
"Those gains we have made were never graciously and generously granted. We have had to fight every inch of the way — in the face of sometimes insufferable humiliations." Judge Jane Bolin was the first Black woman graduate of Yale Law School and the first Black woman judge in the United States."
"As the nation's mayors met in Washington, D.C. in January to discuss solutions to gun violence at their annual conference, the Children's Defense Fund released Protect Children, Not Guns 2007, our new annual report that details how each and every day we continue to lose children and teens to senseless gun violence in towns, cities, and rural areas all across America."
"How well do your members of Congress protect children? The Children's Defense Fund Action Council (CDFAC)'s new 2006 Congressional Scorecard grades every member of the House and Senate on how well they voted to protect children based on 10 key votes in each House."
"The Children's Defense Fund (CDF) is fighting to make health coverage for all children a reality in America in 2007. Chronic budget shortfalls, often confusing enrollment processes, and dramatic variation in eligibility and coverage from state to state prevent millions of children currently eligible for Medicaid and for the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) from living healthy and realizing their full potential in school and life."
"On February 27, another candidate joined the ranks of those running for the office of President of the United States. The candidate has a platform focused on one issue—health coverage for all children this year.The candidate is ten-year-old Susie Flynn."